Berneta A. Beck age 95 of Blair, passed away May 28, 2019 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Community in Blair. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Blair at 10:00 AM with graveside services following at the Blair Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, May 31, 2019 from 5 to 7 PM at Campbell Aman Funeral Home in Blair.
Berneta was born on March 1, 1924 in rural Wisner, Nebraska the daughter of Fred and Anna Broekemeier. Berneta was raised on the family farm and attended school until the beginning of WWII when she began helping on the family farm and assisting neighboring families. On September 3, 1952 she was united in marriage to Art Beck and the couple made their home in Blair. Over the years, Berneta was an active member with Trinity Lutheran Church and later enjoyed volunteering with the hospital Rummage Sale, the Auxiliary Closet and Washington County Recycling Center. She was active with the Blair Farmers Market selling vegetables and her homemade jams and baked goods.
Berneta is survived by her children: Crystal Olsen, Al (Cindy) Beck, Fred (Sandy) Beck; grandchildren: Becky Olsen, Sara Olsen, Alex Beck (Fiancee Amber Meyer), Morgan Beck, Jeff (Sam) Nieto; great grandchildren: Rocco and Zahra; sister Ardyce Zicht.
She is preceded in death by her husband Art Beck, son-in-law George Olsen, sister Malinda Means, brothers Merlin and Glenn Broekemeier and her parents.